“If banks won’t stop funding climate devastation, our government must force their hand, and Senator Merkley’s bills would force the action we need,” said David Turnbull of Oil Change International.
According to UNEP, collective ambition must increase more than fivefold over current levels to deliver the cuts needed over the next decade for the 1.5°C goal, or put another way, global greenhouse gas emissions need to fall by 7.6 per cent each year between 2020 and 2030.
Tomorrow tens of thousands of people are expected to march in San Francisco to demand that California Governor, Jerry Brown, take decisive action on climate change, including signalling an end to oil and gas drilling in the State.
Days after Justin Trudeau blew an estimated $15 billion of hard earnt Canadian tax payers money on Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain pipeline, scientists are warning just how financially and ecologically stupid and short-sighted the investment was.
Things don’t seem to be getting any easier for Big Oil and I am going to venture a guess that 2015 is going to be their toughest year yet. Here are a few of the hurdles that are only going to grow for the industry over the coming year: The science: You can ignore the … Read More